RCI Adds Five New Resorts in Japan


World leader in vacation ownership external exchange, RCI has just welcomed five new resorts to its RCI Weeks program—all located in top destinations throughout Japan. These additions include three new cities for RCI Members to explore: Mie Prefecture, Aichi Prefecture, and Tochigi Prefecture.

“Japan remains one of the top travel destinations in the world,” said Jonathan Mills, managing director of RCI Asia Pacific and DAE Global. “We are delighted to welcome these five resorts to the RCI Weeks program, adding to the wealth of exchange options we offer in Japan. This addition brings RCI’s network in Japan to a current total of 21 affiliated resorts.”

Statistics have shown that Japan has welcomed a record number of tourists in 2017 with 28.7 million, surpassing the number of visitors in 2016 by 19 percent. Tokyo, Kyoto, and Osaka are among tourist favorites, however the government have been working to attract international tourists to other prefectures. The affiliation with RCI will assist in bringing more visitors to these beautiful destinations.

The five new resorts properties that have joined the RCI exchange network include:

  • Went Awaji Higashikaigan in Awaji Island, Hyogo Prefecture – Between Honshi and Shikoki islands, guests have easy access to both. The resort offers stunning ocean views, a restaurant, swimming pool, and spacious accommodations.
  • Villa Kita Karuizawa L-Wing in Gunma Prefecture – An hour and a half from the center of Tokyo, guests love the cooler outdoor weather in the summer for outdoor activities. The resort overlooks Mt. Asama and offers two restaurants, a tennis court, and a top-floor public bath.
  • Mikawawan Resort Linx in Nishio city, Aichi Prefecture – This area is rich in nature with mountains, rivers, and the sea surrounding it. On-site, find swimming pools, a hot spring and spa, and multiple dining options.
  • Nasukogen TOWA Pure Cottages in Nasukogen Tochigi prefecture – Surrounded by mountains and nature, this destination is known for its hot springs, farms, theme parks, and museums. Guests have prime access to the best city attractions in the area.
  • Cocopa Resort Club in Sakakibara Onsen-machi, Mie Prefecture – This sports resort complex features a 36-hole golf course and also offers easy access to one of the most significant Shinto shrines—the Isejingu Shrine in Ise peninsular.

To learn more about RCI and their fantastic external exchange services, visit their official website.